Toilet charity's plan for Trump-named Indian village blocked
June 29, 2017
NEW DELHI (AP) — Local officials are blocking a toilet-building charity's effort to rename a north Indian village after U.S. President Donald Trump, the group said Wednesday.
District officials did not immediately return calls for comment, but were quoted by the Press Trust of India news agency as saying the renaming effort was just a fundraising stunt for the charity.
Residents of the dusty village of Maroda worried they wouldn't receive free toilets if they abandoned the new name "Trump Sulabh Village," the charity said. But it assured them that it would continue its campaign to build c...